Country Girl Cookin

~savoring flavors...one bite at a time~


Life is so good when a meal is cooking in the crockpot…set it and forget it! There’s just something about putting your supper in a crockpot in the morning, and not having to worry about it till suppertime!  This saves me so much time running around my kitchen trying to figure out what’s for supper.  My little family of 5 (we have 3 boys that are ALWAYS hungry)are definitely ready for a hearty meal in the evening!...

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Nutritious Bone Broth (THM-FP)

Nutritious Bone Broth (THM-FP)


Posted By on Mar 20, 2017

A delicious way to give your body so many nutrients and minerals!! Bone broth…where do I even start?  If you read the words “bone broth” and are about to leave this page, please hang on for just a few seconds!  That’s it…sit back in your chair and calmly take your hand off of the exit button!! Did you know that bone broth has been around for centuries?  Yes, our ancestors didn’t waste a thing when...

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Who doesn’t love applesauce?  With a touch of cinnamon added, this makes a great go-to snack, a side dish or even a dessert!! Recently, I asked my Facebook followers if they would like to see another Instant Pot recipe or a crockpot recipe here on my blog.  The Instant Pot won!!  Don’t worry Crockpot lovers, I have a couple recipes coming up for you all very soon 🙂 I’ve been making this applesauce for quite a while...

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These little bites of protein are just the thing for an afternoon “pick-me-up” snack, and they are great for those with a peanut allergy!! I don’t know about you, but if I don’t have enough protein in my meals/snacks, I am sorta worthless for the rest of the day!  Protein is so essential for our bodies to stay energized and focused. One of my favorite resources for healthy advice and tips is from Dr. Josh Axe. ...

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The creamy, slightly crunchy, -good for you- peanut butter that is so addicting…you can eat it with a spoon!!!     Yes, I love peanut butter!!  If you’ve followed me for any amount of time, you know that I do.  As a matter of fact, I have two delicious recipes that have peanut butter in them.  The first one is my Peanut Butter Chocolate Fantastic Fudge–yum!!  The second recipe is my Peanut Butter Maple...

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This is not your ordinary chicken salad, my friend…with chunks of creamy avocado and bites of salty bacon, you could call this a revved up chicken salad!!     The other day I made myself a huge salad with “the works”.  It was so delicious and filling that I bought more ingredients to make the same salad again this week.  Well, this morning as I was thinking of the tasty salad combination, I got inspired to...

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Smoky Seasoned Salt {THM-FP}

Smoky Seasoned Salt {THM-FP}


Posted By on Feb 13, 2017

The savory flavors of this seasoned salt is a great addition to your spice cabinet!! How many of you have a drawer or cabinet chock full of spices and herbs?  I don’t know about you, but I have a variety of spices that I use in many different recipes;  Particularly if I’m making a new recipe and it calls for just a teaspoon of that one spice you never use again after that meal…yeah, that’s me!  Gotta have those...

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This hot chocolate is a mixture of a sweet, rich, smooth and silky cup of joy!!  You can’t take just one sip. Does anyone still drink hot chocolate in February?  I know I do!  Anytime it is cold outside, I would much rather prefer a hot drink over a cold smoothie (or any cold drink).  I don’t even care for very cold water…my favorite temperature of water is when I fill up my bottle with very cold water from the...

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With a sweet, refreshing taste of fresh raspberries along with a boost of healthy energy & weight loss components…this iced tea is hard to put down! Oolong tea in itself has so many great benefits.  One being weight loss!!! YES!!  –pass the oolong tea, please– 🙂  It is said that oolong tea has many antioxidants that burn fat quickly…exactly what I want!    (say, where’s that cup of tea??)  I suppose...

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Strawberries do not have to be in season for you to enjoy this flavor of summer!! When I was little I thought yogurt was so disgusting!  I can’t really tell you at what age I really started liking it…my taste buds changed at some point and now I enjoy it quite often. When I first heard about Oiko’s Triple Zero Greek yogurt, I was intrigued and bought several different flavors to try.  They were delicious!  Definitely...

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